Medieval annular brooch

Photo: North Lincolnshire Museum CC By SA2.0
Object type: Brooch
Period: Medieval
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 03/06/2021
Location: Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire


A copper alloy brooch dating to 1200 – 1400. There are extensive gilding traces to the display side. The four beads take the place of collets which were often added to brooches of this type.